Lesotho

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PROFILE
  • Area: 30,355 sq. km (11,720 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 1,953,070 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 0.3% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 53 years (2016)
  • Languages: Sesotho (official), English (official), Zulu, Xhosa
  • Religions: Christian 80%, indigenous beliefs 20%
  • Formal name: Kingdom of Lesotho
  • Alternate names: Basoetoland, Colony of Basutoland, Kingdom of Lesotho, Lesuto, Muso oa Lesotho
  • Government type: parliamentary constitutional monarchy
  • Leaders: chief of state: King LETSIE III; head of government: Prime Minister Pakalitha MOSISILI
  • Capital: Maseru
  • Administrative divisions: 10 districts
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $3,000 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: manufactures (clothing, footwear), wool and mohair, food and live animals, electricity, water, diamonds
  • Imports: food; building materials, vehicles, machinery, medicines, petroleum products
  • Currency: loti (LSL)
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